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West of Scotland Vacancies

Regional Manager 

Are you a creative, dynamic and skilled leader who can champion change whilst taking others with you?

Join Scottish Autism as a senior leader with responsibility for our commissioned and regulated services for autistic adults and young people. Our diverse range of services include education, day, and vocational opportunities, residential, supported living, outreach, and specialist transition support. Our people play an important role in delivering quality services and creating a world where autistic people are valued and empowered to fulfil their potential.

Location: West of Scotland

Salary: £54,516 – £58,370

Contract Type: Full-time

Closing Date: 05 July 2024

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About the role:
The suitable candidate will lead our West of Scotland and Orkney services, with a mixture of Housing Support and Outreach Support Services. You will have a relevant professional qualification in a related discipline and management experience. You will be responsible for overseeing the services provided within this area and as such will be an effective leader, coach, communicator, negotiator with the ability to influence and challenge, building strong relationships across multi-disciplinary teams, ensuring advanced autism practice.

Autism Practitioners  |  (Full Time & Part Time)

Our Helensburgh team provide 24 hour support to 3 autistic young adults who love being active, having a busy social life and keeping connections within their local community.

At Scottish Autism we acknowledge the specialist support our staff provide to autistic individuals, therefore those doing support work are known as Autism Practitioners. We provide outstanding training and are continuously improving to ensure all our Autism Practitioners are supported and have the skills to deliver a quality service. This post is a good opportunity for those with a generic support worker experience to specialise.

Location: Helensburgh, West of Scotland
Salary: £23,088 - £24,526 pro rata
Hours: Full Time & Part Time positions available

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About the Role:
As an Autism Practitioner, experience of working within social care is desirable but not essential as we are seeking to appoint people who share our values and are willing to learn and develop into the role. We will support you to do this by offering an extensive autism specific training programme.

For advice on applying for any roles or any information about our vacancies, email our People & Culture Business Partner, Caroline Shirlaw at 
At Scottish Autism championing equality, understanding, respect and inclusivity for LGBTQ+ Colleagues and for the people we support, is important to us. We are committed to creating an environment that is inclusive and welcoming to all. 

We are delighted to announce that we have passed the LGBT Charter at Foundations level! 

It’s such a good team, the team has a great atmosphere and everyone gets along. We all put the individuals first. I feel happy here, knowing we’ve achieved something together that makes the individual’s happy.

Current Helensburgh Autism Practitioner